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HERE YOU CAN FIND FEATURED GALLERIES, WEDDING DAY TIPS, INSPIRATION, AND A LITTLE BIT MORE ABOUT YOURS TRULY!

Nothing rocked me like the loss of my own identity after becoming a mother. I had spent years learning who I was. Making mistakes and learning from them. Going through phases, friends, relationships, and apartments. All culminating into the woman I was right before becoming a mother.  I don’t mean as soon as the stick […]

How Motherhood Broke Me

May 6, 2022

Photography: Elle Marie Photography See their wedding gallery here.

Jessica and Clayton | Engagement

November Engagement Session Jess and Clayton

November 20, 2021

Photography: Elle Marie Photography See their wedding gallery here.

Megan and Cole | Engagement

Loose Park Kansas City Engagement Session

September 26, 2021

Photography: Elle Marie PhotographyHair and makeup: Hello Lovely KC

Alana and Joseph | Maternity

Kansas City Studio Maternity Photography

September 18, 2021

Emersed in emerald trees sits the Chateau Avalon hotel and its newest companion, the A-Vent Space. A structure comprised of steel and glass, it beckons the outdoors to join in under the covered ceiling. Located in northern Kansas City, a hidden gem tucked right in. This whimsical shoot stood upon classic neutrals while playing with […]

A-Vent Space – Vignette III | Maggie and Kelly

June 27, 2021

Tucked away in its own little space of northern Kansas City, the Chateau Avalon hotel sits alongside its newest companion, the A-Vent Space. A structure comprised of steel and glass, surrounded by vast emerald green trees. While the architecture lends itself to that of a European getaway, the midwest air was warm and humid. Touches […]

A-Vent Space – Vignette II | Monica and Blake

June 27, 2021

This eclectic-boho shoot boasted with warmth; the warmth of the color palette, the warmth of the air, the warmth of smooth bourbon. Accents of tangerine and cactus were a nod to the heat of summer, while touches of mahogany and scarlet brought notes of cozy autumn days. Newly-engaged couple, Isaac and Darrell, lingered by the […]

A-Vent Space – Vignette I | Isaac and Darrell

June 27, 2021

Venue: Cider Hill Family Orchard Photography: Elle Marie Photography

Cider Hill Family Orchard | Dougherty Family

April 20, 2021

Venue: Executive Hills Polo ClubPlanner: Brick and Ivory EventsPhotographer: Elle Marie PhotographyFlorals: Country FloralsCake and desserts: McLain’s BakeryGown: Hayley Paige / Maiden Voyage BridalVeil: Kendra J. BridalBridal Accessories: Olive and PiperSuits: Jos A. BankBridemaid’s Dresses: Lulu’sHair and makeup: Paradise KCDJ: DJ ConnectionCatering: Brancato’s Catering

Executive Hills Polo Club | Casey and Garrett

Executive Hills Polo Club fall wedding kansas city bride and groom fine art photographer

October 31, 2020

Photography: Elle Marie Photography See their wedding gallery here.

Sophia and Matthew | Engagement

Fun kansas city engagement session

October 17, 2020

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